Hospitals that support breastfeeding—rather than hampering it from the very start, as so many do with practices and policies that impact breastfeeding negatively—are one way to put our money where our mouth is, as it were: one concrete way to get breastfeeding off to the best start.
Starting this fall, transgender people who work for the City of Chicago can start getting medical insurance coverage for gender alignment surgery, under a change in policy announced by Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday.
Friday’s ruling from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals is the seventh consecutive federal appeals court to rule in favor of the Obama administration.
Without access to necessary medical care, several students will be left high and dry in the coming school year—particularly any who may become victims of sexual assault.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released data last week showing that the overall rates of HPV vaccine increased only slightly between 2013 and 2014 but some communities of color made large strides in vaccinating their young people.
A series of videos that featured heavily edited footage of secretly taped conversations with Planned Parenthood officials has led to outrage from anti-choice activists and politicians who have called for investigations that have shown Planned Parenthood didn’t violate any laws.
Huckabee’s recent comments about abortion invoked the image of forcing women to give birth at gunpoint. But while other conservatives won’t actually bring up the idea of violent force, their goal—forced childbirth—is exactly the same.
Prior to the coverage expansions created by the Affordable Care Act, California had the nation’s largest population of uninsured non-elderly adults at nearly six million.
Despite all the hand-waving about fetal tissue, the multi-week attack on Planned Parenthood is really just about stoking conservative resentment and trying to keep young and low-income women from accessing reproductive health care.
A coalition of Texas groups have come together this summer to launch two new efforts intended to help residents access legal abortion care and to communicate more broadly about Texans’ families, their lives, and their reproductive decisions.